Finely cut & shaped strand of very old carnelian quartz & agate stone beads. Fine examples of master craft bead making from the ancient world. Beads condition remains robust with only minor chips and fading. Strand also includes some nice decorated/ etched examples, 2 old lapis & 2 old glass beads.
Largest bead is only 12 x 10mm - these beads are small so make sure to check the sizing.
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Stone: Carnelian Agate Quartz Lapis = 2 glass Beads
Origin: Sourced from Pakistan Border Region
Condition: Robust Worn Condition. Some Expected Digs Chips & Fading.
Age: Est. Age 1500 ears or More
Bead Size: Smallest Bead 4 x 2.5mm largest Bead 13.90 x 4.4mm
Quantity: One 18 Inch Strand. 55 Beads as Shown
Perforation: Bead Drilling Approx. 1mm
Weight: 22 Grams